HTC Vivid

Last updated: Oct 31st, 2011.

The HTC Vivid is a 4G LTE smartphone for AT&T. It features a large 4.5-inch qHD display, 1.2GHz dual-core processor, and 8MP camera capable of 1080p video capture. The device has been released on other networks as the HTC Raider.

A high-end smartphone, the Raider was among AT&T's first handset to feature LTE technologoy.

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HTC Vivid’s Ice Cream Sandwich Update Boosts Performance By 66%

 Aside from all the new apps and features Android 4.0 brings with it, probably the one of the biggest reasons users like me are most excited about receiving the update on their device is simply because of the expected performance increase it will bring. Having a shiny new Android firmware capable of firing on both …

Android 4.0 for HTC Vivid Officially Rollling Out

About a week ago it was revealed that AT&T let slip an upgrade to Android 4.0 for some HTC Vivid. Whether it was an accident or a test, it doesn’t matter now – everyone should be able to pull the OTA update. It’ll step you up to Android 4.0, of course, but there are other …

HTC Sensation, Sensation XE and Vivid Get ICS Kernel Source Published

Developers, rejoice! HTC has released the Ice Cream Sandwich kernel source for a few of their phones. The HTC Sensation, HTC Sensation XE, and the HTC Vivid are all getting treatment today. Kernel source code helps developers make custom ROMs and you can bet developers will be hard at work whipping up some Ice Cream …

Some AT&T users able to pull ICS update for HTC Vivid

Though there has been no official statement from AT&T, some HTC Vivid owners have been able to pull what appears to be release-ready Ice Cream Sandwich update to their devices by performing a simple dialer trick. Calling *#*#682#*#* will ping the servers hosting the file and initiate a push to the handset. Some users have …

HTC Velocity (HTC Vivid) Receives Ice Cream Sandwich in Australia [video]

Telstra customers who own the HTC Velocity, which would be known as the HTC Vivid here in America, are reporting that they are being notified of an incoming software update for their phones. The upgrade has stepped them up to Android 4.0, apparently – a relatively fast turn-around time and something we’re not used to …

HTC Vivid to get Android 4.0 in the coming weeks

Today’s HTC announcements have overshadowed all other news, but there are some important facts hidden within those press releases. According to AT&T’s HTC One X announcement, the HTC Vivid will also be getting updated to Android 4.0 within the “coming weeks.” This update will not only bring Ice Cream Sandwich goodness to proud Vivid owners, …

The HTC Vivid is Great, Except Its Name Belongs to a Porn Company

This is a bit embarrassing for HTC and AT&T, to say the least. You know that super cool phone they recently brought out together? You know, the HTC Vivid? Well it turns out that name is already in use.By whom, you ask? Why, an adult entertainment company, of course. The company is Vivid Entertainment and …

Just How Fast Is AT&T’s 4G LTE Network? Check Out These Speedtests

With AT&T announcing the rollout of their brand new 4G LTE network and a handful of devices all set to take full advantage of it, you may be asking yourself, “Just how fast is AT&T’s LTE?” Well… buckle up kiddos and take a look at these Speedtests from the Samsung Galaxy S II Skyrocket inthe …

HTC Vivd and Samsung Galaxy S II Skyrocket Now Available from AT&T

AT&T’s 4G LTE portfolio got a boost in number over the weekend with the release of the HTC Vivid and Samsung Galaxy S II Skyrocket. The handsets are available at $199.99 for the Vivid and $249.99 for the Skyrocket, though the phones have been given sale prices off only $99.99 and $149.99 respectively in some …